Must a tenant who previously objected to a warrantless search of an apartment be personally present and objecting to prevent a search when police officers later ask a co-tenant for consent to search?
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a tenant who previously objected to a warrantless search of an apartment must be personally present and objecting to prevent a search when police officers later ask a co-tenant for consent to search.
Police conducting a probation search of an apartment could examine the contents of a purse belonging to the probationer’s girlfriend, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in affirming a drug conviction.
Police were required to obtain a search warrant before examining the contents of an arrestee’s cellphone, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a robbery conviction.
The federal wiretap state did not bar the introduction of audio video recordings that a relative secretly made of a sex abuse defendant’s behavior with his disabled granddaughter, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in affirming the denial of a motion to suppress.
Police didn’t violate the Fourth Amendment when they used a “flash-bang” device during the course of executing a “knock-and-announce” search warrant, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
Police could not rely on a search condition in a parole agreement to conduct a suspicionless search of a parolee’s motel room and vehicle, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a drug conviction.
The New Jersey Supreme Court this week declined to adopt a blanket rule that would bar police from using flash-bang devices in the execution of “knock-and-announce” search warrants.
Police officers were justified in conducting a protective search of the occupants of an automobile when they observed a single bullet on the center console of the vehicle, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a suppression order.